Hannibal Brooks

Film , Drama
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British PoW Brooks (Reed) is assigned to look after an elephant named Lucy, to whom he grows devoted. En route with the elephant from Munich to a safer zoo in Innsbruck, Brooks accidentally kills the Nazi member of the escort (Karsten) and then sets off with Lucy over the mountains to Switzerland. Pollard is tiresomely flaky as one 'Packy', leader of a private army, and Oliver Reed is not much more than Oliver Reed. Pretty good, though, for a Michael Winner ?lm.

Release details

Duration: 102 mins

Cast and crew

Director: Michael Winner
Screenwriter: Dick Clement, Ian La Frenais
Cast: Oliver Reed
Michael J Pollard
Wolfgang Preiss
Helmut Lohner
Karin Baal
Peter Karsten
John Alderton
James Donald
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Martin Hall

I have loved this film for many years. It is a good family film and has a good story to it. The back ground scenery is awesome and i could watch the great Oliver Reed and Michael J Pollard over and over again.